equiponderate

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verb

equi·​pon·​der·​ate
-ed/-ing/-s

intransitive verb

archaic : to be equal in weight or force
the design … must be regulated by the art of statics and the duly poising of all parts to equiponderateSir Christopher Wren

transitive verb

archaic : to equal or make equal in weight : counterbalance, balance

equiponderate

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adjective

equi·​pon·​der·​ate
archaic

Word History

Etymology

Verb

Medieval Latin aequiponderatus, past participle of aequiponderare, from Latin aequi- equi- + ponderare to weigh

Adjective

Medieval Latin aequiponderatus

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“Equiponderate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equiponderate. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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